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1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by Patients

Jul 19, 2018 , RxList
More than 1 in 4 doctors told Medscape Medical News in a recent survey that they have been sexually harassed by a patient within the past 3...
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3M's New Single-Patient Stethoscope Fills Immense Auscultation Quality Gap For Clinicians Treating Patients In Isolation

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Leading healthcare organizations recommend single-patient stethoscopes be used for patients in isolation to help prevent transmission of infectious diseases. However, clinicians report that current disposable stethoscope options can produce inadequate acoustics, lack durability and are uncomfortable......
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Janssen funds cancer study using Vital Connect, physIQ tech

Jul 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Vital Connect and physIQ are teaming up with the Haga Teaching Hospital in the Netherlands to conduct a study on how wearable biosensors and artificial intelligence can augment care for cancer patients undergoing treatment. Specifically, the study — which is funded by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals — is looking to see how the technology can detect adverse events in cancer treatment early...
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Embleema surfaces from stealth, uses blockchain to link patient data to researchers

Jul 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Blockchain is in vogue this year in the healthcare space as innovators find new uses for the technology, which makes information easy to verify and difficult to falsify.  Emerging out of stealth mode today is New York-based startup Embleema, which is launching its block chain personal health record platform designed to help link patients to life science...
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Infection Prevention And Long Lasting Antimicrobial Technology

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
We see and treat many patients in a day. For those of us in the hospital setting that number climbs exponentially. Many of us struggle with colds and allergies regardless of the seasons, and as nurses we are often on the receiving end of patients who are sneezing and coughing, unwittingly spreadin......
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Hikma raising injectable opioids output to help ease shortage at U.S. hospitals

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
London-listed pharmaceutical group Hikma said on Wednesday it was increasing its supply of hydromorphone to U.S. hospitals to help ease a shortage of injectable opioids used to treat patients....
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1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by Patients

Jul 19, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2018 12:00:00...
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1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by Patients

Jul 19, 2018 , eMedicine Health
1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by...
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1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by Patients

Jul 18, 2018 , WebMD
In a recent survey by Medscape, 27% of doctors said they had been sexually harassed by patients in the office, including those who acted in an overtly sexual manner toward the physician; asked for a date; patients who tried to touch, grope, or grab them. In all three categories, the harassment happened more frequently to female...
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Urgent Care Patients Prescribed Antibiotics At Three Times Rate Of Those Going To Traditional Doctors’ Office

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's a growing threat of superbugs that are resistant to antibiotics, and overprescribing is one area that is being looked at. Meanwhile, doctors are having to think creatively as bacteria evolves to elude traditional treatment....
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Evidence to support 'breakthrough' drugs often very limited: study

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The 46 medicines given approval through 2017 as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy program have often been sent to patients without a large double-blind study, direct measurement of benefit, or comparison with a placebo or existing treatment, according to a new analysis by researchers at Yale University and the Yale School of Medicine....
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Jury Still Out on Probiotics

Jul 18, 2018 , WebMD
Probiotics are trendy for sure, but they could harm some patients, and researchers have done a poor job tracking their safety, a new review...
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Doctors And Patients Aren't Talking About Most Deadly Subjects, Study Says

Jul 18, 2018 , Forbes
The company surveyed some 3,000 Americans, inquiring about experiences with primary care doctors and found what they say are some alarming...
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FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

Jul 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The FDA is evaluating ways to make sure patients don't take an inappropriate over-the-counter drug. That could include adding information to the packaging label and offering online questionnaires to help people decide if a drug is right for...
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Urgent-care clinics overprescribe antibiotics

Jul 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nearly half of urgent-care patients diagnosed with conditions that don't require antibiotics received a prescription for one anyway, raising concerns that the practice will contribute to the spread of antimicrobial-resistant...
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Study Says Doctors And Patients Aren't Talking About Most Deadly Subjects

Jul 17, 2018 , Forbes
The company surveyed some 3,000 Americans, inquiring about experiences with primary care doctors and found what they say are some alarming...
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Urgent care centers often prescribe unnecessary antibiotics

Jul 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients with common colds and respiratory illnesses may be more likely to get antibiotics - which don't work for these conditions - when they go to an urgent care clinic, a U.S. study suggests....
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Yes, it's harder to sleep in the hospital

Jul 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hospital patients get a lot less sleep, wake up more frequently during the night, and rise earlier in the morning than they would in bed at home, a Dutch study suggests....
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8 important questions most patients forget to ask their doctors

Jul 17, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Would you believe one of them is “Why are you prescribing this...
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FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity

Jul 17, 2018 , WebMD
The FDA is investigating how much NDMA is in the recalled products and is trying to find out the possible effects on patients who have been taking...
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